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Stamp auction - 27 November 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 November 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 149 - Mauritius
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1895-99 CCA set M, SG.127/132, 1900-05 CCC most to 5r incl. odd shades, 1904-07 MCCA 5 vals to 1r all with odd crease. Cat.£400+ (32) £80 to 100 N/S
1848-1935 good to FU (few M) collection on old Imperial leaves incl. 1848-59 Intermediate Impressions 2d light blue complete to good margins FU, Latest Impressions 1d large margins U, 1859 Lapirot Intermediate Print 2d good to large margins, 1859 Dardenne 2d pale blue complete/good margins, 1858 green just cut close or touched at top, 1858-62 (6d) unused, 9d U 'Paid', 4d U not issued, two colours, 1858-61 both 6d & both 1s all U, good to large margins. 1860 to both 1s, 1862, 6d, 1s, 1863-72 to both 5s complete, good surcharges 1878 to 2r 50c, 1879-80 to 2r 50c incl. 13c, 28c, 1883-94 to 50c, 1883 surcharges 16 (2), 1886 2c on 38c, 1887 2c on 13c, 1891 surcharge set of four, 1900-05 to 5r, 1902 opts. to 50c, 1904-07 to 1r, 1910 to 5r, 1913 to 5r, 1921-26 to 20c, 1935 Silver Jubilee & Special delivery (3). Fine lot with a few odd values M. Cat. £11,280 £1250 to 1500 £1650.00
1848-59 Early impressions 2d blue four clear to good margins, FU with light strike of the double circular numeral (10 or 15), shallow thin at lower left, very attractive example of this rarity. Brandon Cert (1996) Cat. £8000 £1000 to 1200 £1000.00
1848-59 Intermediate impression 2d deep blue used by part framed rectangular cancel, four good even margins, good example of this scarce stamp, clear BPA Cert (2014) (1) Cat. £4000 £1200 to 1500 N/S
1858-1965 M & U collection in a black page stock book incl. 1858 4d green FU, 6d vermillion, part o.g, 1859 -61 6d dull purple-slate unused, 1862 1s deep green U, 1860 vals to 9d U, 1863-72 vals to 5d U, a few M or unused to 6d, 1877 ½d on 10d, 1d on 4d M, 1878 Surch up to 2r50 on 5s (7 vals) M, 1879-80 CCC 7 vals to 2r50 M, 1883-94 CCA set M (4c is U), 1883 16c on 17c M, 1891 2c on 17c unused - tones, 2c on 38c bright purple - variety Surcharge double, one inverted M, 1895-99 CCA set M, 1902 Opts set M, 1900-05 CCC set M (£325), 1907-14 MCCA set M (£130), 1910 MCCA set M (£275), 1913-22 MCCA set M (£200), 1921-26 MSCA set (£55), 1921-34 MSCA set M (£250), 1935 Jubilee set M, 1938-49 Defin set M, 1950 Defin set M, 1953 Defin set M, 1965 Defin set (2) M etc. A very useful & highly catalogued collection offered intact. £650 to 750 £650.00
1858-1998 M collection housed in clear mounts in a KA/BE album incl. 1858 Prepared for use but not issued (no value) red brown, blue, 1900-05 1r wmk inverted, 2r50, 1910 vals to 1r, 1921-26 to 20c, 1921-34 vals to 50c, 1938-49 set (5r fault), from 1961 onwards to 1998 appears fairly complete mainly UM defins, commems, M/Sheet etc. Cat. £1700 £250 to 300 £310.00
1865 CCC 5s bright mauve wmk Inverted FU, SG. 72w. (1) £140. £40 to 50 £52.00
  1880-1900 (circa) engraved facsimile sheet of 32 impressions (8x4) the left & right halves identical, se-tenant rows of 8 of 1847 1d POST OFFICE, 1848-59 1d POST PAID early and worn impressions plus 1859 Sherwin re-engraved 2d, all in blue, on thick carton paper, the four engravings in each half are derived from a single die but then re-touched to produce differences in the portrait/background/shading/corner ornaments. A prior 'proof' stage in the production of the SENF typographic facsimiles which were presented to readers of the ILLUSTRIERTES BRIEFMARKEN-JOURNAL (see lbbotson pg.139) a most unusual item. £100 to 120 £100.00
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